Working With Emotions

How can meditation help with desire or craving?

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      "text": “The way to approach a craving or habit with mindfulness is to not be attached to results. For example, we don't want to be meditating in order to change or fix ourselves because this only ends up being a form of self-judgment or policing ourselves, which ultimately results in an inner rebellion and falling back into the habit.

So the trick instead is to get curious and mindful about what's going on for you when you have a craving. When you notice you're wanting something like a drink or a snack, see if you can really allow that craving to be there for a little while, just to see what exactly that pull feels like. You don't have to fight with yourself and force yourself not to have the thing—rather, just pause with that feeling in order to understand and learn about it."





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